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for local emergency crews to get to them. so they had to mobilize national guard units to get those people out of their homes. things got so dangerous they had to pull the personnel back. so there were a couple hundred people still in their homes on the bay side of the city. the governor said it's a situation they will have to monitor and first thing in the morning at first light respond to and try to get those people out. not far from here just a couple blocks, one of the city's last resort shelters a guard unit went in there and pulled those people out and took them to atlantic city high school. so the shelters that were kept if place drawing criticism. chris christie's statement was there shouldn't have been shelters open here on the island. the winds are still coming ashore here. and we really won't know what kind of damage has taken place inside the city proper. i'm chris kato reporting for wcau. >> what he was explaining was cutting out of some of the time because we have a live shot in the middle of the storm about the controversy over those shelters. the the contrast is between the
-positioned assets so that fema personnel are working closely with state and local governments. there has been extraordinarily close coordination between state, federal, and local governments. >> and everybody on the local level have backed that up. 1-800-steph-1-2 is the number to call that's 1-800-steph-1-2. let's talk to don in florida about privatizing fema. hey, don. >> caller: yeah, thanks for taking my call. i have a political strategy for ohio actually a democratic one. but romney is trying to do whatever he can to get any press coverage he can possibly get. these food thing, i heard he called these governors and all of this stuff. i know he has been running for president for the last 20 years it seems, he wouldn't even be in the picture but he is just trying to get his name out there, because obama and the storm will get all of the reaction. >> and it seems like him calling the governors would be just getting in the way. >> and what a coincidence he is doing this in all of the battleground states. >> he'll privatize anything for a buck. >> yeah. >> one way to get r
that has to happen... is question seven. >> live, local, late breaking. you are watching wbal tv 11 at 5:00 p.m. with stan stovall, donald hamilton, tom tasselmyer, and sky team 11 covering the news where you live. >> whoo! [cheering] >> right now, in the countdown to the november election, same- sex marriage is quickly becoming one of the most polarizing issues on the ballot. its bird a controversial decision -- it spurred a controversial decision from dow your debts university in washington. >> some students from the university of maryland have been rallying in support of same-sex marriage. we are kicking off our commitment 2012 coverage. >> the voter registration deadline is just five days away and this rally was all about getting students registered and motivated to vote yes to same- sex marriage. >> first step is getting registered. the second step is making sure they know which way to vote on the issue. know if we get hundreds of students at the polls, the vast majority will be voting for our party. >> this election is huge. and has implications for a number of things that we are r
this is with sandy offshore by 700 miles, big impacts but now at the beach here locally, conditions still calm for the moment. let's get over to mike masco. >>> we got new model in, this is the g fdl, this takes it over the eastern shore. we do still have the 400-mile spread between ocean city to north as atlantic city and one mile taking it north, closer to new york city. it really is all tracked dependant on what type of effects we will feel from the storm. we know this storm is going to produce surf. looking at the reports along the coastal sections of florida, 17-18-foot waves with gusts close to 30 miles an hour. that's gail force winds extending from the center. this is a historic storm potential for maryland, a long duration event. monday through wednesday, eastern bay flood risk is high. high winds, heavy rains, you got to keep it locked on channel 2. we will break down a track scenario, what to expect from each coming up in a little bit. >>> thank you very much. that is good, the two wild cards, precise place for the storm comes ashore, make preparations now and saturday sp sunday,
by this afternoon like yesterday. 68 by noon, 70 by 5:00. back to you. >> thank you. local utility companies continue preparing ahead of sandy. this morning bge employees will stock their vehicles with power restoration manuals. pepco officials this afternoon will provide information to the public on how to prepare. some experts predict the storm could leave at least $1 billion in damage. >> local residents are doing what they can to prepare for every brings. autria godfrey has more. >> crashing into the caribbean hurricane sandy and toppling trees and pulling down power lines and leaving thousands stranded. the storm that is threatening to slam into the d.c. region is a bad weather behemoth that's estimated to cause $1 billion in damages. no stranger to preparing for the worst, the manager at a restaurant in old town has sandbags on standby at the front door. >> anytime this happens we lose a lot of money. >> across the area, people are preparing for blast of wild weather. pepco crews are hoping to keep outages in college park to a minimum, something some alexandria would see in their neigh
decisions are being made about you and about your community locally and nationally so that creates an interesting situation. we use the voting booth as a tool to bring common people into democracy. that is our way to participate, to go into the booth on that tuesday during the work day and check some boxes. that is our contribution. that is how we show what we want. we pick between a few people. a lot of millennials do vote. there are a lot of millennials who don't vote. there are a lot of millennials, as the title of of the report indicates, our dissolution. maybe they think their vote doesn't count. maybe they don't like the candidates. maybe they think that voting is too much of a hassle. but they are not voting that they are still being affected. there are many other people who are voting for different reasons. immigrants, their huge demographic changes taking place all across the country and whether you have documents or not you're in the country and the results of the elections to affect you. but you're not having as they necessarily in those results. convicted felons, they a
along the shore. and this is really what local officials are worried about. the high tide and the combination of this long duration of the storm that they are expecting. they are expecting about 36 hours for hurricane sandy to really come through this area and just to show you over here as well, they have evacuated this entire area of downtown ocean city. and that evacuation deadline is fast approaching. we have seen people flee town all day long. and they have opened up local shelters in this county where we are hearing about 40 people resorted to shelters already. clearly, they have been preparing for this and also have learned from last year's hurricane irene. here's the local mayor. all right, well, we talked to the local mayor earlier and they are prepared under 24-hour operations here trying to keep the lines of communication open with residents here who chose not to evacuate as well as keeping up-to-date with everything going on in terms of emergency responses and any type of damage that may come because of hurricane sandy, don and chad. >> sandy, standby. we have c
beirut top officials. this local news in san francisco but half of what we talked about this morning it seemed to be talking about the middle east. >> you wanted to find out for yourself with a background in political science and you wrote for the newspaper. and you are a surfer. i do not know about anything surfing in the middle east. it is not exactly a premiu prime- place but he was a great way to experience the area. i applied for over 150 jobs and i could not get any. however i was able to get some leverage with this book. >> the first time the you had to put on a flap jacket >> i was on the west bank covering a protest. i had already served in northern israel and you cannot cross the border because the israelis and lebanese will shoot rockets. you have to put on this jacket with tear gas canisters coming down and it is a mind experience like nothing else. as well, there is this beautiful mediterranean surf. it is it this dichotomy of the violence it is throughout this entire book. >> there's also this photograph of you wearing a gas mask. can you explain? >> yes. tear gas is pr
in the sunshine by tomorrow. there is your september nell radar. nothing locally. nice and quiet to start the day. it will be nice and dry for moaght the morning session and headed home from school. showers out to the west into eastern kentucky and portions of ohio. that is our next approaching system and it is a cold front that could bring us a period of showers later tonight and perhaps thunderstorms into the overnight hour. -- it will be nice and dry for most of the morning session and headed home from school. remember yesterday, dulles was bottoming out in the upper 30s. this morning, it is 51 at dulles. here is your forecast for today. high temperatures, upper 60s and low 70s just like yesterday. increasing clouds with, again, a chance for rain late, particularly west and i think the rest of us will get it tonight. >> okay. thank you. >>> time now to say hello to julie wright and see what is happening during the morning commute. been very busy this morning. >> we've had some major tie-ups to report around town because we had late-clearing construction on the beltway mps we had accident activ
-atlantic. let's do some local weather and 63 at reagan national. your friday forecast looks fine. no issues today. no issues tomorrow. it won't be beautiful outside but we won't be looking at any rain. a little fog to start your day. might be a little drizzle in a spot or two. let's see if the fog is doing anything to the commute this morning. let's check in with julie wright and get the latest. >> so far, so good. we are off fay quiet start around the capital beltway. southbound bw parkway and nursery road checking for accident activity here at this location. if you are traveling 359 at the 14th street bridge coming out of virginia headed over to the southeast-southwest freew crossing over the pat -- over the potomac. traffic volume moving at speed south of father hurley boulevard moving into rockville. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. >> thank you. >>> some are dubbing it a frankenstorm due to its potential to bring high wind and rain right before halloween. >> hurricane sandy is heading for t east coast. the forecast has people from our area up to new england get
local forces and fema. >> even though it's miles and miles away there are grandmothers, grandfathers, moms, dads, children who are really going to have a tough couple weeks here after the storm passes. >> nothing that feels better than going out there and being where people need help and seeing the look on their faces when you rescue them and bring them back to safety. >> the white house says its top priority to make sure all available resources are provided to state and local responders as quickly as possible. >>> president obama approved major disaster declarations for new jersey, new york, coastal area of new jersey badden beaten. that's where we -- badly beaten. that's where we find fox correspondent craig boswell tonight. >> reporter: the rains have stopped, but the effect of sandy still continue this evening. roads into atlantic city remained shut down tonight. in fact, i'll show you there's state police on every roadway going into atlantic city. they're turning families away saying you can't get in until tomorrow. there's debris basically on every road. some families are very
: sandhogs are the men of local 147, who work deep below the city. they began building the infrastructure of new york in 1872. from the subways to the sewers, the water tunnels to the highway tunnels, new york city thrives because of their work. ryan: you got one little hole in the ground, and nobody knows we're here. see the empire state building, right. that's 1,000 feet. so you figure, you go down 1,000. how high that is -- that's how far we go down. narrator: stretching more than 60 miles under the city, tunnel 3 is taking generations of workers to complete. ryan: i don't even want to imagine what my father had to go through. when we first started, it was a rough job. everything was dynamite. now, they have these machines called "moles." it's like a big drill, and it just cuts right through the ground. so there's no more dynamite. and it's still a rough job, but it's gotten to a point where it's a lot safer. in the '70s, we lost a man a mile basically. here, maybe we've had two or three deaths in the last 20 years, which is too much anyway, but it's cut down a lot. hurwitz: city tunne
for free. it means i don't have to buy anything from a local provider. it means the education i'm getting isn't subject to the local nation. >> rose: and maybe you can educate yourself as a matter of fact you want to. >> i i was 14 before i could study a foreign language. i could choose spanish or french. i came from the richest nation on earth. n, imagine i yore fr years old and have the choice of 100 languages and you don't have to ask your parents' permission, the mayor's permirkz the local religious leader's position, or the president of the country's permission. now you're endeathering and unleashing the power of humanity to an extent we are never seen. >> rose: some of the concliewgs of your book, the destruction of paper. , new kinds of cash, new kinds of transactions. what do you mean by that? >> i can create a key and put it on my phone and then i can use my pne to open a door. but that's the most basic thing that happens. as soon as the key becomes a piece of software, i can flip the key to 20 people. then i can create a key that only works if i'm not in the house. i can create
of one of the local papers today of a firefighter trying to breathe life back into a tiny little child. just rattled the whole city. a court today sentenced the former italian prime minister silvio berlusconi sentenced him to four years in evan prosecute. the italian court convicted berlusconi on tax fraud charges. he remains a free man until the ruling survives two levels of appeal which is standard over there its the first conviction for berlusconi number of legal cases end up having sex with woman, one and all ruby the heart stealer when she was underaged. he says it never happened. last week, he claims that his infamous bunga bunga sex parties were not wild bunga bunga sex parties but instead were all about high brow discussions. high brow discussion of sports and politics and gossip. officials here in new york city thinking of closing down the subway system. millions upon millions of people all up and down the east coast in the path of this thing. update from the extreme weather center and show you exactly the predictions of this it storm. in one state, if you filed a tax return,
. the transit situation at the local areas where we find molly in washington what is going on there? >> over the course of yesterday, today, tomorrow, nearly 14,000 flights will have been cancelled because of sandy. this is we're talking flights in and out of the northeast corridor of the u.s. usually one of the busiest sections of the country whit comes to daily air travel. that is 13600 flights cancelled yesterday. 7600 flights cancelled today. and more than 4800 cancelled for tomorrow, we expect that number to go up. if you have a flight be sure to call haerkd sheer how one official explained it this is similar to what you can see in a snow storm. with the absence of snow. airlines moving planes out and work for the storms to pass then work quickly to resume normal operations afterwards. >> there are not a lot of stranded passengers here. there is so much advanced notice about this storm people were able to decide to stay with a friend. we have found a handful of people who are here for the night. we talk to them including one italian student trying to get back to her college in new york.
. and sandy isn't done yet. i'll have more on sandy in our local forecast coming up in 12 minutes. >> thank you. >>> veneta reports from long island. it's been 24 hours since the storm hit new york city. unusually dark and quiet in you can see. >> reporter: we're limping back to life. the bridges and tunnels are reopen. and bus service is startin. it started today around 5:00 local time. if you catch the bus the rides are free. garbage bins, tree branches and debris left behind as the floodwaters receded in lower manhattan. sandy's powerful winds and storm surge slammed the city and rattled residence. >> the entire residence is flooded out. the basement -- we have no electricity. >> reporter: the city remains paralyzed. many businesses are closed, power is still out for tens of thousands, and the city's subway system is shut down. the mayor says it could be days before subways run and running again. >> make no mistake about it, this was a devastating storm. maybe the worst that we have ever experienced. >> i don't think that we expected the damage that we're seeing as we're walking around t
with the leftovers of sandy. locally, let's go it our close- in radar. we are doing fine this morning. we do have some fog and mist across the area just like yesterday. you will wake one cloudy skies but later this morning into the afternoon, we should get some sunshine and high temperatures about 70 degrees. it will be monday, tuesday, time frame when we will start to be impacted. back to you at the desk. >> thank you. >>> as you just heard, hurricane sandy is barreling through the bahamas and heading or way. >> officials in cuba say thousands of people have h. to be evacuated. fox's phil keating is in miami with more. >> reporter: hurricane candy now threatening the entire east kosovo of the united states. forecasters say it is expected to be a rare mix of a murk and a winter storm before possibly hitting the new york and new jersey area on tuesday. new york city's mayor says no reason to panic. >> we have opened the office emergency management situation room already and the nyc coastal storm plan was activated morning. >> reporter: officials in the northeast preparing for the storm and relying
to 8 inches locally. we're talking about streams, creeks, river, the goose creek. some of these are very, very high. moderate flooding occurring. this afternoon the rivers could be 9 or 10 feet above flood stage. there's that park just off of 80 west of 270, that has to be under water a already. stay warm, stay dry. windy but not as windy. highs today only in the mid 40s. let's go over to monica at 6:03 with a look at time saver traffic. >>> street restrictions are still in effect. basically it's down to 45 miles an hour. i think they just need to assess the road conditions. of course we have road closures as well. it seems like things are getting better in terms of the rain and wind coming down, like yesterday, but you still have signal outages, downed trees and power lines. you will i'm sure hit one of those problems this morning. the motto is turn around, don't drown. let's take a look at live pictures. this is what it looks like on 270. mostly your second ly roads closed. let's take a look on the other side of town. this is on virginia on the northbound side of 95.
, ben. i hope he's your friend, too. i'm ben cardin, and i approve this message. >> live, local, late breaking. you are watching wbal-tv 11 news at 5:00 p.m. with stan stovall and donna hamilton, your insta-weather plus forecast with the chief meteorologist, tassel minor -- tom tasselmyer. >> right now at 5:30, city residents allegedly overcharged for their water bills. if you are one of those people, your bill could be at the center of a lawsuit. >> it is part of an effort to force officials to request delinquent bills from customers. >> the city is collecting from individuals, even taking their homes if they do not pay, despite longstanding problems with the billing sees some -- system. they are not being forced to pay -- large companies are not being forced to pay. he says that is unfair. >> its forces the elected officials to do their job. >> frank conway says the floodgates are about to open. he recently filed a class action lawsuit against the city. a letter to the city solicitor claims negligence, failure to perform official duties, denial of equal protection, and denial of due
hurricane here. so because you are want hearing hurricane warning, tell happen. what is happening, local weather service offices are issuing local wind advisories, to central appalachians to the northeast, high wind warnings, a big inland event. i want to show you the wind field. those are winds, 30 miles per hour. darker blue is 50-mile-per-hour storms. right now, we have the 30-mile-per-hour storms. by the morning, we have 50-mile-per-hour winced plus, in new york city, down towards philadelphia, pork towards d.c., watch this, the storm comes inside, we have 50 to 60-mile-per-hour winds in chicago. and also way down across the southeast. >> eric: wow, that's astounding. we will be all over at this time next few days. >> jamie: mandatory evacuations looping the coast of delaware, 50,000 residents have been told get out of sandy's pass. peter doocy is in delaware, peter, sounds like the winds are picking up? >> reporter: the winds are picking up. but not a lot of rain. and the waves all day have been huge. right now, the tide is pretty low. so some beach has been revealed and for the 50
times near the intersection of main street and hill avenue. he died at a local hospital. more details this morning about that nanny accused of killing two children in new york city. she has no criminal history but did recently seek psychiatric help. the children's mother found the two and six-year-old kids stabbed in the bathtub on thursday. they were fully clothed. they died on the way to the hospital. the nanny had also stabbed herself several times. she is still alive, but investigators can't question her yet because of wounds to her neck. >> two teenagers were injured when they were hit by a car while walking along a sonoma street yesterday afternoon. the 14-year-old boys were in the crosswalk when they were struck by a 92-year-old man driving a car. one of the boys suffered a possible skull fracture. the other had minor cuts and bruises. sheriff's deputies say the man did not see the teens. speed and alcohol are not considered factors in that accident. >>> 33 new fire department new recruits in san jose begin training tomorrow. it will be the largest numbers of recruits the city
this very seriously, and follow the instructions of your state and local officials because they are going to be providing you with the best advise in terms of how to deal with this storm over the coming days. >> the president also held a conference call will governors and mayors that are in the storm's path. >> so emergency management officials, cnn's george how well is on the outer banks right now. you're feeling the effects of that storm in kill devil hills, george? >> we're also keeping in close contact with emergency management officials in their county. the latest from them. obviously the winds are strong out here. we're talking wind gusts from 40-mile-per-hour and i can tell you the plus is in effect right now. these wind gusts if you're not careful will not be back. also when you look at what's happening out on the atlantic right now, very rough waters, they are keeping a close eye on that, on this side, as long as the winds continue to come from the west to the north, they're worried about storm surge on this side or as we speak on the south side, they are worried about that the w
at the national weather service so far. look at the rainfall, we're up from last night. locally a foot in new jersey. the biggest difference this year is stream flows across pennsylvania and new york are much lower so we may save a few from flooding but it's inevitable that we will sigh flash flooding in many, many places. and crippling snowfall in parts of virginia. all of these elements coming together for massive power outages, some 60 mill brion peo affected, we are iing 10 million to lose power from this megastorm. >> some remarkable numbers there, jim, thank you. all day sandy has been lashing north carolina's outer banks. julie martin is in nags head for us tonight. julie? >> reporter: we have been taking a beating all day long here along the outer banks, the tropical storm force wind gusts started around midnight and they really haven't let up, that plus the stinging rain showers coming in has made for a miserable existence all along the outer banks, and sandy is well offshore a couple of hundred miles is a testment to the size and strength of this storm. many are chosen to stay and r
. >> tourists and locals are preparing for flooding and power outages. in new york city waves are splashing over the sea walls. here's t.j. winick live. >> reporter: good afternoon whether here on the southern tip of new jersey or 150 miles north up in new york city, we are expect to see water rise from 6 to 11 feet. it could have a devastating impact on the east coast. forcasters predict this could be the worst storm in two generations. hurricane sandy is strengthening and heading north. with 50 million in its path. the eye is expect to make landfall late monday night in atlantic city, new jersey but will.i.am pack communites hundreds of miles away. >>> -- >> -- >> this is going to be a big storm, a difficult storm the great thing about america is we all pull together. >> reporter: the real fear is sandy's storm surge, fueled by high winds and a full moon. >> we are talking the ocean coming in causing massive flooding. >> reporter: already a spectacle early monday in cape may, the angry atlantic is the real fear for locals like tom. >> i think it is mostly water. >> reporter: seen in satellite
power and billions in damage. >>> federal, state and local resources will be pouring into the most affected areas as high winds and flooding continues into today. and with one week before americans fix their next president, thepossibility that the storm could impact a hugely important jobs report. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. i'm lynn berry. well, it was everything we feared, and it's not over yet. sandy has claimed at least 16 lives, left more than 7 million without power, caused massive flooding and paralyzed cities and towns all across the northeast. it is no longer a hurricane, but it is a disaster. take a look at this brand new video as the roof of a shed is completely ripped away. this was during the height of the storm as it barreled into point pleasant beach, new jersey. that's one of the many spots along the jersey shore waking up to a mess this morning. >>> first, more amazing video. from water the fire, 50 homes are destroyed as flames tore through breezy point section of new york city. firefighters were unable to use water from hydrant
. they asked all contractors and property owners to secure local sites. we have more incredible pictures to show you. a surveillance camera capturing water. this is the park. this is water gushing through the streets and three paths from the train station from hoboken, new jersey and other train administrati stations in new jersey and new york are closed. >>> some of the boards here are destroyed. piles of debris everywhere. in baltimore, maryland, along the waterfront at the inner harbor, superstorm sandy left it covered in water. drivers could not use the road until just about two hours ago. they had to give time for the water there to recede. >>> we can tell you sandy dumping heavy snow on parts of west virginia. snowshoe is completely covered. more than a foot of snow hit hard by sandy. one woman, sadly, reported dead here as a result of a traffic accident. more than 128,000 people in west virginia remain without power. >>> here is a look at the height of the superstorm as it rolled through point pleasant beach, new jersey last night. the surge came through like a raging river floodi
our local law enforcement, our first responders irswapped to the extent that everyone can be out there looking out for their neighbors, especially older folks, that is really important. if you have a neighbor that you are not sure how they are handling a power outage, flooding, et cetera, go over and visit them and knock on that are door. that can make a difference, the public and be the eyes and ears identifying unmet needs. second, the reason we are here is because the red cross knows what it is doing when it comes to emergency response. people all across the country who have not been affected, now is the time to show the kind of generosity that makes america the greatest nation on earth. a good place to express that generosity is by contributing to the red cross. can you go to their website, the red cross knows what they are doing. they are in close contact with federal, state and local officials. they will make sure we get the resources to the families as swiftly as possible. i thank everyone here who is doing such a great job when it comes to the disaster response. the final
of life from the housing market, realty track's new election 2012 report shows 65% of local housing markets nationwide are worse off than four years ago. >>> more sobering data comes to us from the pew center which finds 35 to 44-year-olds are the most worried about retirement. that is a stark contrast from just three years ago when generation x was the least concerned about retirement funds. >>> a new study ranks the nation's capital as the most affordable u.s. city. the study factors housing and transportation costs against median income. baltimore, philadelphia, minneapolis, and boston rounded out the top five. and finally, what does this guy have in common with brad pitt and george clooney. not as much as he thought. las vegas police are now looking for the 31 southern california man. they say he stole $1.6 million worth of casino chips from the venetian's resort. those chips are virtually impossible to cash in undetected. >>> coming up next, the champions of the national league are headed to the world series, plus a painful body slam sack on monday night football. your sports h
's impact. >>> good morning. i'm tom kierein with a sandy update. getting showers locally. still getting snow out of the mountains. these showers are moderate showers across northern virginia and the nearby suburbs. these are going to continue to rotate around. passing showers the rest of the morning. and creeks and streams still running very high. it is chilly. we're just low to mid-40s much of the region right now. the current wind gusts, they've been gusting anywhere from 25 to as high as 40 to 45 miles an hour. remaining pretty much level, 25 to 45 for the rest of the morning and parts of the afternoon. then the winds will gradually diminish. storm team 4 hour by hour forecast, we'll have highs reaching upper 40s by midafternoon. by 6:00 p.m. down to perhaps the mid-40s with gusts to 30 miles an hour. then those winds will gradually diminish after we get into the evening hours. and that is the way it looks right now. back to you guys. >> thank you, tom. >>> it's now 4:13. coming up, today marks exactly one week until election day. next the impact sandy is having on the race for presi
. >> over the weekend, if you're in the path of the storm, your nbc local station will have all the information you need and keep it tuned there as the storm does approach. we don't want to ignore our friends in the south. still getting a lot of gusty winds. 20 to 35 miles per hour all the way from miami through west palm beach and getting beach erosion and large waves. all the day throughout the southeast coast, today and tomorrow, brushed from the storm from south carolina to georgia. middle of the country looks fine forecast wise, just that cold air we've been talking about new in the northern plains and head to the east coast behind sandy as we go throughout the weekend. that's a look at your national forecast and now here's a look at the weather outside your window. today is a pretty warm day on the eastern seaboard. kind of setting the stage. we have the cold air plunging down through the middle of the nation and look at st. louis with a high of only 55. maryland today up into the 70s. >>> so, once again, we have about two days to prepare for sandy if you live in the mid-a
will be talking about heavy snow, locally up to two feet possible across parts of the state of west virginia. many will be out of power and we will get that cold blast of air. that poses a dangerous situation not just for when the storm is on going across the mid-atlantic, but after that. with the power outages and the cold air in place. i quickly want to go over how to prepare. many should be thinking about that across portions of the mid-atlantic and the northeast. make sure your house and your yard is cleaned up. stock up for the long event including gasoline, batteries, flashlights and even drinking and food. so make sure you are stocked up for that. check in on your neighbors and don't forget your pets. have a plan in place. sandy is forecast still to make landfall across the mid-atlantic and northeast coast into monday night. we don't want to focus on where the center of sandy will be making landfall. it is a very large storm system. the national hurricane system stated that tropical storm-force winds exstepped from the center of the storm up to 520 miles. meaning the total storm coverage is
. and more than 24,000 local bge homes and businesses are without power, most of them in anne arundel county. >>> a lot of you heading back to work and school today. the federal government and local jurisdictions will be open this morning as well as most schools in our area. however, in virginia manassas park schools are closed and two-hour delays in fauquier, frederick, and shenandoah counties. buses will use snow emergency routes in shenandoah. loudoun county has a one-hour delay. frederick county schools in maryland are on a two-hour delay. and in west virginia, pendleton county schools are closed, and berkeley, hampshire, and jefferson county schools are on a two-hour delays. several schools in virginia county and maryland as well as in the district that still don't have power. we expect an announcement from most of those school systems within the hour about whether the schools will be able to open today. >> let's take a live look at 5:02. just 43 degrees out there. a cold start to the morning. the rain has moved out. and we'll look at what the forecast looks like now. meteorologist tom
coverage of sandy continues this saturday evening. we'll show you how the storm caused problems at local polling places today. >>> atlantic city decided not to gamble on sandy. >>> on itunes or the android market. >>> long lines and long wait times for the crowds of people who showed up to vote early today in d.c. eight polling places opened today for early voters. nearly all of them were packed with people hoping to avoid the bad weather, this week ahead. many voters say that the polling places weren't prepared for the large crowds. >> they're still trying to -- people leaving, because they're getting discouraged. >> everybody needs to come and vote early. when they say that, they need to have at least 8 to 10 machines there. >> part of the problem is that some precincts require machines programmed for their specific ballot issues. officials say by monday they will be able to allocate more machines to the busiest polling places. >>> long lines for early voters in maryland today too. hundreds waited patiently in prince georges county. similar situation in oxon hill, lines wrapped around
institute --www.ncicap.org-- >> live, local, latebreaking. >> everything is calm now in the baltimore area, but there is a possibility it may not be pleasant on monday. maryland is bracing for a hurricane sandy. sandy has killed at least 41 people. >> we have live team coverage tonight. david collins spoke with maryland officials about emergency response. sarah is live in ocean city with how they are preparing. with tony. to begin how bad is this going to be? >> i have a little bit of good news. it does not look like maryland is going to get the worst case scenario. this is monday night and tuesday we're talking about. the route most of the weekend, there will not be a lot going on -- threw out most of the weekend, there will not be a lot going on. over on the right-hand side of your screen, you can see the center of the storm. that starts to produce some heavy rain. by the time we get into monday morning. at the center of the storm, it does not come up the chesapeake bay. that is most certainly good news. we're still going to get some heavy rain and wind gusting between 30 and 50 miles pe
back the clock. it slammed into the east coast. cutting off power, communications and travel. local media say at least 40 people across the u.s. have been killed. experts have downgraded sandy from a hurricane to post tropical cyclone by the time it hit shore. still, new yorkers have never seen anything like it. >> we expected an unprecedented storm impact here in new york city. that's what we got. so while the worst of the storm is passed conditions are still dangerous. i just can't stress that enough. >> a power station in manhattan exploded. power was knocked out to much of the burough. city officials say it will take one week to restore power as well as the walteter, rail and other services. 2 million households across new york state are still without electricity. the u.s. nuclear regulatory commission says workers are alerted at the nuclear power plant on the new jersey coast. officials were concerned about high water levels. three other nuclear mranlplants new jersey and new york were shut down because of high water and damage to the electrical grid. new yorkers found their st
'm watching your money and in this half-hour, we're focusing on some positive local economic news. a hot neighborhood is getting even hotter. we're talking about adams morgan. here with us is the senior curator for gilt city d.c. and she joins us this morning. thank you for coming in. >> thanks for having me. >> adams morgan is an interesting case because there have been national studies that looked at independent business owners. adams morgan was sort of held up as a banner neighborhood across the country for independent businesses fostering local economic growth and it's only gotten better since then. you're focusing on a couple of trends you're seeing in the neighborhood. we're going to start with yoga. >> right. gilt city provides insider access and experiences to all your favorite restaurants, salons, spas, fitness studios. so yoga we have up on our website right now giltcity.com. they are a family-owned business, established by a husband and wife team. we've got a bunch of great offers for people. five yoga classes for $35. an amazing value. and we also have two months of unlimited
between federal, state, and local? >> it really is. right now as i'm talking to you, all of the local and state officials are here at fema right here in the room. so, no, there's perfect coordination at federal, state, and local level. in fact, if there's any good thing to come out of this -- emergency -- and information is abo absolutely superb. >> well, we caught about 75% of what you just said there. i know getting out by phone is very difficult. i'm going to let you go, congressman, i know you have a lot of work to do. thank you for joining us. >> thank you. >> we're going to have more, of course, on the recovery efforts from sandy all throughout the hour and after the break. and if it's safe for you to do so, please feel free to share some photos that you've taken of sandy. tweet us using the hash tag msnbc tip, we might use them on air or online. [ man ] ring ring... progresso this reduced sodium soup says it may help lower cholesterol, how does it work? you just have to eat it as part of your heart healthy diet. step 1. eat the soup. all those veggies and beans, that's what may
on local roads, finding flooding and downed trees. let's start in maryland. debris blocking 355. this is at 124 montgomery village avenue. all your lanes blocked in that area. heading over to flooding in virginia, brownsville road is closed right now. at windstone drive due to high standing water. if you're traveling along the dulles toll road, checking things out there. besides wet conditions, not seeing any reports of any incidents to warn you about. i'm back in ten. aaron and eun, back over to you. >>> it is 5:13. 43 degrees. what caused this blast coming up? >>> welcome back at 5:16. we're going to take you live to rhode island, where you can see the flooded streets. and the cleanup from the damage is going to be intense. it will take several days, if not weeks, to get out from under all the water. >>> we want to go to new jersey, where conditions may be even worse. sandy pounded the jersey shore. nbc's danielle leigh live in cape may, new jersey, on the southern tip of that state. danielle, what's the situation there? >> reporter: good morning. this morning we are getting h
a couple of things i want the public tknow they can do. first of all, because, you know, our local law enforcement, our first responders are being swamped, to the extent that everybody can be out there looking out for their neighbors, especially older folks, i think that's really important. if you've got a neighbor nearby and not sure how they handle a power outage, flooding, et cetera, go over and visit them, knock on their door. make sure that they're doing okay. that can make a big difference. the public can be the eyes and ears in terms of identifying unmet needs. second thing. the reason we're here is because the red cross knows what it's doing when it comes to emergency response, and so for people all across the country who have not been affected, now is the time to show the kind of generosity that makes america the greatest nation on earth and a good place to express that generosity is by contributing to the red cross. obviously, you can go on their website. the red cross knows what they're doing. they're in close contact with federal, state and local officials. they will ma
literacy, building an economy focused around art, innovation and technology, and supporting local and community policing initiatives. as the students we are glad to have here as well, rachel stanley is a junior at elon college majoring in international studies with all sorts of minors, political science, and she has worked with refugees and her region. she is the president of halal on her campus and the millennial values fellow so we are pleased that she is back. last but not least, mohammad usman is a senior at depauw university majoring in urban policy and conflict studies with a minor in religious studies. he was a part of the national bioethics bowl, the winning team in the last year so congratulations on that. and before attending depauw was a special assistant in advocate for acts of civil legal justice at the university of new york school of law. so welcome to all of them. i would like to hear from all of you, and last night when we heard governor romney talk about states as the laboratory of democracy so while that may have been a republican democrat comment it got me thin
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